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hit [Kh. and Sh. hit (het). In'Kh. usually written JMcA], to do, III, 4 ; &**-*#
hit-fchun, to do merriment, to do playing, to rejoice, I, 29 (1st pi. imperat),
31 (plup. with jau*o), 35 (verbal noun), 46 (potential with pin), 52 (perl
with, u . > koi) i Ut-boi-u (I) am doing service I, 43 ; hit cMng, to
do umbrella, to bear an umbrella be a king III, 14
hu (Kh. and Sh. ngo, Sh. also wo, Siamese ngud), an animal of the ox species ; M-
tMk, a bull, 142 ; hu-met a cow, 143. Of. 11, 2, 3, 5l 6, 8. It will be seen
from II, 3 and from 69 that the suffix of gender is sometimes omitted,
hung (? Kh. and Sh. shing), a noise, sound, I, 35.
hung, thin, not fat (H.).
hup (Sh. the same), to gather together, to collect ; fwp-lai, to collect and place, to
store up, save up, lay by, 1, 16.
ip (Kh. and Sh. up), to be famished; tdk-ip-tdk, become famine misery, famine,
I, 9.
Ni, this (adjective).   Always precedes the word which it qualifies,   1, 29, 47, 53 ;
II, 1 ; 221, 226, 227, 234.   Applies to both animate and inanimate objects.
The word is explained as 2, one ; u} is I
jdk, translated ' great * in I, 42. The phrase is phdn jdk) in great sorrow :
possibly "really an intensive doublet, and jdk, means ' poor ', ' unhappy '. Of.
Sh. yak.
jdk, to be fit, worthy, I, 20, 25.
jdn (Sh. ydn) to ask, demand, beg for ; jdn-M, to ask wish, (I) ask that, I, 2.
jdng (Kh. and Sh. ydng), to be, exist ; jdng-hau-dai, be give possess, (no one)
gave, 1, 14 ; more usually ndng, q.v.
jam (Kh. and Sh. yau)9 to be completed, finished ; hence, suffix of the past tense,
see grammar. In Kh. and Sh., ym is the suffix of the perfect, not of the
past.
jw, very, in dl jau, very good, I, 52.   In Sh. yau is an assertive suffix.
jau (Sh. i/au)f to be distant, far ; rnung jau, a distant country, I, 6 ; jau, far, 89.
ja& (Kh. and Sh. the same), a fibre, filament ; jau-kau, a spider's tJiread, III, 7,
15.
jlt fir&t, beginning ^jl-mut beginning-time, III, 1.
jin (Sh. the same), to be quiet, still ; jin-km, still still(P), III, 5.
ju (Sh. yu of. A), to stay, abide, dwell, III, 9 ; imperat. /, I, 41 1 pres. jti> 238 ;
perf, ju-koi, I, 51.
j&fit a pattern, Til, 18.
H (Kh. and Northern Sh. kd, Southern Sh9 kwd)t to go, 77 ; past, kd-jau, II, 10 j
written kg in I, 18. Often compounded as a doublet with pai, to go ; thus,
pai-ka-nd, will go along, 1, 18 ; pai-kd-ma . . . jau, went along, I, 21 ;
pai-kd-jw, went along, II, 7 ; like mat when appended to another verb, it
usually gives the meaning of progression*
kd (Kh. and Sh. the same), a.crow (H.).
kd, suffix of past tense,   Written ka in 1, 11.   The same suffix is used in Khamtl.
kd (Kh. and 8L the same) (sometimes written kd), prep., at ; M-ldng, at back,
behind, after, I, 4 (written ka) ; 91 j ka nai, at this, now, 1, 17 ; ka-tau, at
below, under, 230.